"I can think of no better introduction to Toscanini for a listener who is curious to know why so many considered him the greatest conductor of his time.”
–William H. Youngren in The Christian Science Monitor
TOSCANINI CONDUCTS TWO CHORAL MASTERPIECES BY BEETHOVEN: Missa Solemnis in D; Fantasia in c for Piano, Chorus & Orchestra. Toscanini, Milanov, Castagna, Bjorling, Kipnis; A. Dorfman, piano. 1940 & 1939 (M). Restored in 2003 by Graham Newton. Detailed notes by Harvey Sachs. Originally released in 1986. UPC #0-17685-42592-9.